22 Things They Don’t Teach You in Film School

This post is by Piotr Toczyński from No Film School

Whether you’re self-taught or followed a traditional film education, there are things you’ll not learn in any school.

Nigel Dick, a British music video and film director has run a seminar at CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival in Poland. He listed 22 rules, tips, and ideas that are important for filmmakers, yet only learned through practice and experience.

Let’s go one by one.

1. Be Nice

Nigel told a story of how a handful of freebies he’s given to a random person led him to multiple paid projects.

You never know where a random act of kindness can take you. So be nice to people. It pays off.

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